I will be working through his life and the salient points from childhood, school, Burma, tramping in London and Paris, his visit to Wigan and his time in the Spanish Civil War, his writings (novels and travelogues) illness. BBC, his huge out put of essays and articles, writing his last 2 novels, my life with him in London and on the Island of Jura and finally his death. I intersperse this with random readings from some of his more significant essays and poems. The subtitle is the title of the exhibition that is ongoing until the 25th June (Orwell’s birthday) in Huesca and if anybody has a mind to, it is more than well worth going to. The title is a quotation taken from Homage To Catalonia.